Hidden Mothers; Draped Women

870You may or may not know that in some Victorian portraits of children mothers disguised themselves as furniture, presumably to keep their children calm and still while the photo was being taken. Well now, either in homage or by pure chance, photographer Patty Carroll has done a photo series called “Draped Women”. Below are a few of my favourites, from both categories:


Hidden Mothers1Patty-Carroll-Draped-Anonymous-Women-6-600x720Hidden Mothers2Patty-Carroll-Draped-Anonymous-Women-10-600x720Hidden Mothers3{hidden mothers images via Retronaut}

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